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unmasked. the isis executioner known as jihadi john is identified and now some of the families he victimized are speaking out. >> the only thing i'll be happy with is when isis is defeated you know so the next jihadi john is on the way. the southeast looks to thaw out after getting a coating of snow, but tens of thousands of homes are still without power. llamas on the lam. authorities have trouble getting them and ended up as television sensations. and it's the dress that stoked a heated debate on the internet overnight, so what color is it? captioning funded by cbs
this is the "cbs morning news" for friday, february 27th 2000156789 2015. good morning. i'm lauren lyster in for anne-marie green. the knife-wielding executioner who carried out the murder of hostages held by the terror group. former isis captives nicknamed him jihadi john but now we know the identity of the masked terrorist. don champion tell uss who he is and what some of those victimized by him are saying. don, good morning. >> good morning, lauren. his name is mohammed emwazi born and raised in london. he was on intelligence radar for more than five years but for a family of one of the ones he killed nouchbne of that matters. >> in all fairness discovering who he is might be important to
some people but it should not be important to me. >> reporter: the parents of journalist james foley who was executed by isis laws august have learned the identity of their son's curl. >> what does that do? isis is still doing its thing. it's a very narrow approach. the only thing i'll be happy with is when isis is defeated. >> reporter: emwazi's name was made public early thursday morning but they were known to be aware of his identity for some time. he earn add computer science degree from westminster university in london and it was on a 2009 post-graduation trip from london to africa that he first caught the attention of security services. british and local services stopped him and accused him of trying to join the al shabaab terrorist group in somalia. he was sent to amsterdam for more questioning while he remained under surveillance while living with his family.
he told his story to cage a british group committed to surveylessness. he blamed emwazi's radicalization of how he was treated by authorities. >> when are we going to find and learn that when we treat people as if they're outsiders they will inevitably feel like outsiders and look if somewhere else. he was extremely kind extremely soft-spoken, was the most humble young person that i knew. >> reporter: emwazi disappeared from london in 2012 and turned up in syria where he's appeared in at least five isis execution videos. his accent enticeing young people to join the terror group.
>> he's part of a group called fan boys or fan girls that sit aurchltd so jihadi john is a celebrity to them. >> now, other relatives of the men emwazi is speaking out. they want him caught and sent to prison while the family of david haines says they'll feel cleeser when he's dead. the militants seized more than 200 christians in syria over the past three days. they also destroyed a valued museum in iraq. isis released this video apparently showing the destruction of ancient artifacts at the mosul museum. the militants ransacked the mosul library last month. today both the house and senate here in the u.s. are expected to vote on a stopgap
measure to keep the department of homeland security operating for three weeks, but the bitter battle over dealing with president obama's immigration directive is far from over. susan mcginnis is in washington. good morning, susan. >> lauren, good morning. the scenario playing out here is far too familiar to all americans. democrats and republicans bickering on capitol hill into the 11th hour before a crucial deadline that would shut down some part of the government. the difference this time is that the agency in question is the one that protects the nation from terrorism at a time when terror threats are on the rise. with a midnight deadline looming the house is set to vote today on a measure to fund the department of homeland security. >> we have been now, you're correct, six weeks leaving the department of homeland security twisting in the wind. we've done that as the gentleman knows -- >> the day before the deadline hit, tensions were so high on
the house floor, one law firm resorted to name calling. >> we did our part and i yield back. >> i yield back. >> the two sides reached a stalemate over republican efforts to block president obama's executive actions on immigration as part of the deal to fund homeland security. after weeks of bickering, house republicans agreed to vote on a short-term measure that would fund the agency for less than a month and leave congress facing the issue again in the spring. if the two sides can't agree, some 30,000 homeland security employees would be furloughed. workers like tsa agents would have to work without pay. >> any time you ask people to come to work without pay even though they may eventually get paid and they miss a paycheck or two, that creates anxiety within their families. >> they say it would also put the country at risk. it's already thwarted two
residents wants to join syria and attack the u.s. now the senate is expected to vote today and fund the agency through september. that is not expected to pass the house leaving this quick fix short-term scenario. lauren. >> susan mcginnis in washington thank you, susan. this morning the snow continues. a winter weather advisory remains for most of hard-hit north carolina. elsewhere there are winter weather advisories posted in texas, oklahoma and new mexico. and the upper midwest is in for another blast of below normal temperatures. in north carolina it's the same heavy wet snow that caused the collapse of this gas station awning that downed trees and power lies. this morning nearly 38,000 customers remain without electricity. at one point 38,000 homes and businesses were without electricity. power won't be completely
restored until tonight. roads are starting to clear in alabama, meanwhile. snow there also made for treacherous driving conditions. parts of northern alabama were socked with 10 inches of snow essentially shutting down a large part of the state. and it's so cold in new england there are slushy waves off the coast of nantucket island. the water temperature is below freeze but the sea salt and motion are preventing the ocean from turning into solid ice. those who hope to succeed president obama in the white house stand a key test this morning from 20 months from the 2016 election. they must win over the conservative activists meeting outside washington. nancy cordes reports. >> reporter: there are few places where you can find every single gop hopeful, but cpac is one of them, an annual gathering of thousands of leaders and
activists. senator ted cruz is right at home here. >> obamacare is a train wreck, and that's actually not fair to train wrecks. >> reporter: for new jersey governor chris christie it's a chance to show. >> i'm pro-life. ran, spoke at the stechs of the white house and vetoed planned parenthood funding five times out of the new jersey budget. >> reporter: winning over this crowd is critical because they reflect the view of most gop primary voters. in a poll 65% of republicans nationwide call themselves conservative including a third who are very conservative. rick perry and all the rest insist they're still testing the waters. where are you in your deliberations? >> we're -- that's a good descriptive term. just a good deliberating.
>> reporter: wisconsin's scott walker who surged in recent polls got the biggest reception. >> the biggest challenge is up the way, down the way across the potomac or as i like to call it 68 miles surrounded by reality, right? >> reporter: former governor jeb bush has the most approved when he addresses the conference on early friday. it shows him struggling in part because of his support for immigration report and common core education standards. nancy cordes cbs news oxen hill, maryland. coming up why not everyone's happy with the fcc to keep the internet equal to all. but first llamas on the land.land
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loose in arizona thursday captured the nation's attention. their escape and chase through the streets of sun city chronicled by news helicopters. kris van cleave shows how the duo's drama played out on the streets and social media. >> we were showing our llamas to residents and they're now on the loose. we're wondering if we can get some help. >> safe to say that's the first maricopa maricopa law enforcement got a news. >> we were letting them show them off and pet them and one of the old gentleman wanted to hold her and she broke loose and the chase is on. >> we have breaking news to report now. >> reporter: we learned it's a lot harder to catch a llama than to capture the nation's attention. it also became clear llamas do
not listen to the police don't like to be chased have no regard for traffic signal and you aren't going to catch one with a golf cart but after many tries you can lasso a llama. first leaney and then vinita by a cowboy in a pickup truck. social media loved the llamas on the lam. the arizona football team said they'd sign a one-year deal with llamas on the loose. after being driven home in a trailer, the llama drama was still a top trender. it made it much easier to llama laugh at the romp around up to. kris van cleave, cbs news new york. straight ahead, high fashion heist. the search for a pricey oscar gown after it's swiped from a hollywood hotel. [ female announcer ] only aveeno® positively radiant has an active naturals® total soy formula. it helps reduce the look of brown spots in just four weeks. aveeno®. naturally
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sue. net neutrality is the idea that internet providers like at&t and verizon should not be allowed to create paid fast lanes at the expense of other web traffic. president obama lobbied for the new controls. two of five fcc commissioners voted against the new rules. >> you cannot say to the fcc's defending every aspect of the open internet throwing itself into disputes about internet connection adopting rules that are even stronger than those ever adopted before, yet still say at the same time we're not regulating the internet. >> reporter: industry officials say net neutrality will raise costs for consumers. slumping energy stocks fell on tuesday. the dow lost 10 points the s&p 500 flipped 3, but the nasdaq finished 20 points higher. the new york "daily news" is making headlines rits this morning. it may be up for sale.
owner mort zuckerman said he was approached. he said it would be prudent to floor the possibility. he's hired an advising firm to begin the process. and friday will be the new day for music instead of tuesday. they will release music on friday, the international administration of the phonograph said having a unified release day reduces the risk of piracy and fridays and saturdays are when people are most interested in buying new music. lauren? >> jill wagner at the new york stock exchange. jill, thank you. from the red carpet to the black market. a gown worn by the actress lieuis valued at $150,000. it was taken wednesday night from a los angeles hotel room. fashion stylists say it could
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here's look at today's forecast in some cities around the country. the nfl says it will appeal a federal judge's ruling that clears the way for minnesota running back adrian peterson to be reinstated. the nfl suspended peterson through at least april 15th because of a child abuse case involving his son. they used a policy to punish peterson. the judge rule thad was illegal. in the nba lebron james
scores a season-high 42 points. fellow mvp candidate stephon kurrier had 18 points for the warriors. it was their 11th straight home victory. >> and earl lloyd the first african-american to play in the nba is being remembered as a humbled trailblazer. he died yesterday. he broke the nba color barrier on october 31st 1950 playing for the washington capitals. nicknamed the big cat, lloyd played in more than 560 games for washington syracuse, and detroit. he retired in 1960. earl lloyd was 86 years old. a dress debate on social media has some people seeing red. this is the dress. color partisans fall into two camps. on one side white and gold. on the other side black and blue. the second group is the right group, but scientists say
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taking us inside the ring of fire for a first time. a filmmaker used the technology to capture these incredible images of an active volcano on a pacific island. stan causeman says he hopes to build a 3-d map of the volcano. he'll need to get some new drones though. some of them were ruined by the extreme heat. a week from today nasa's dawn is expected to get a close-up look. but mysterious lights are already forming.
>> when the dawn spacecraft was launched in 2007 its mission was to explore our solar system's asteroid belt, but now as it approaches the dwarf planet sirius, it's drawing attention. >> what's exciting is we don't know what they are. >> reporter: astronomer ben burris at the chabot space and science center says na is refusing to guess what those bright spots are as they wait for dawn to get closer, but visitors from sunset elementary in livermore had more ideas. >> it can be a spaceship. >> you think it's a spaceship. >> yes. >> that would be cool wouldn't? >> yes. >> maybe it's something burning up on the planet. >> might by b an alien. >> might be an alien? wearing a tib foyle hat. >> reporter: researchers think
it could probably be lights reflecting from a chunky surface. it could be this or it could be ice which is something astronomers are always excited to find. >> it means potentially life-friendly habitat. so ee powepotentially we might find life there. >> i just go the more we learn about that the more we learn about how reality works and that's going to tell us more about our planet. >> reporter: it's funny that it always comes back to our planet. it's as if the real search out there is to figure out how we got here. >> that was kpix's john ray muss reporting. now to the twinkling lights of las vegas. the sin city home that was home to elvis presley will house some of his things like the black and white jump suits he wore in
performances. coming up after your local news on "cbs this morning," more on the fcc's decision to back net neutrality. we'll get analyst from cnet. plus carrying guns on campus. the debate over allowing college students to bring guns. and we'll take you to the san diego's so-called frozen zoo. that's the "cbs morning news" for this friday. thank you for watching. i'm lauren lyster. have a great day. -- captions by vitac -- www.vitac.com va4a tfjy[w8uté#[f-&4h